Bollywood celebrities who have been in live-in relationships. Read below to know more.
Relationships have been one happening thing in the Bollywood industry. People have always been curious to know about the relationships of the celebs. There have been secret relationships, shocking affairs, love at first sight couples and many more. But one type of relationship which is particularly gaining popularity these days is the live-in relationship. Live-in relationships are those relationships wherein the couple moves in together and stay together. They stay together without getting married or engaged. There can be many reasons for doing this right from compatibility check to absence of interest in marriage. Even though this type of relationship is not much accepted by the society, there are many people who are into it. Even many of our Bollywood celebrities have been on the front foot for trying out this relationship.
So here are 15 Bollywood celebrities who have been in a live-in relationship for quite a long time:
1. Rahul Dev and Mugdha Godse
Rahul Device, who debuted in the movie Champion in 2000, had lost his wife Rina due to cancer. These Bollywood celebrities were married for 11 long years. As of now, Rahul is in a relationship with the model who has now become an actress, Mugdha Godse, and there have been reports that the couple is in a life in the relationship. They both have actually preferred to keep their private life private and their relationship is seen to be growing strong day by day.
There is no rush seen between the couples to get married.
2. Sushant Singh Rajput and Ankita Lokhande
The sensational, Sushant Singh Rajput was said to be in a live-in relationship with his ex-girlfriend Ankita Lokhande. They were in a relationship for a pretty long time until they started facing some problems in their relationship. When asked about his live-in relationship, Sushant replied: “Yes, I am in a live-in relationship with Ankita and I am fine about it. Both our parents are okay with our decision as well. I never felt the need to hide my live-in relation.” The fans of these two celebrities were expecting them to tie the knots in 2016. However, they broke up after a long 6-year beautiful relationship.
3. Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma
Things about Virat and Anushka became clear when Virat blew a kiss to Anushka Sharma after achieving a milestone. There have also been reports that before getting married in 2017, they were in a live-in relationship.
4. Abhay Deol and Preeti Desai
Abhay Deol has been an actor who, instead of focusing on getting the hero roles, focuses on getting a real meaningful role. In his life as well, Abhay has taken a different path and thus instead of getting of getting married directly, he has confessed about being in a live-in relationship. Abhay has been in a live-in relationship with Preeti Desai, who is a former Miss Great Britain. However, they are not in a relationship now and he has also said that he might never consider getting married. He said: “I think marriage is a cultural thing, it’s my opinion that nature doesn’t tell someone to get married. I may or may not get married but I will settle down in a live-in”.
5. Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao
Kiran Rao had once said that she was not very sure that she wanted to marry Amir Khan until they moved in together. When they started living together, they realized that they actually have many things in common, even after having their own ideologies. The couple was connected on a more intrinsic level. In an interview, Aamir Khan once stated: “Kiran had a certain positive effect on me. I started getting serious about her when I asked her to move in. Otherwise, I would not have done that. We lived together for a year and a half before getting married.”
6. Tulip Joshi and Captain Vinod Nair
Actor Tulip Joshi fell in love with Captain Vinod Nair who is a life coach and etiquette expert. Before marrying Tulip, Vinod was married for almost 10 years. In an interview, Tulip stated that commitment is more important than marriage. She confessed: “I feel commitment is more from the heart, a certificate does not count. Now, Tulip and Vinod are married happily and are madly in love with each other.
7. Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan
The royal Bollywood celebrities, Saif and Kareena were in a live-in relationship before tying the knots in October 2012. Kareena was very open about her relationship and readily accepted the fact that she was in a live-in relationship with Saif. Kareena has been seen saying: “I have tried and tested the live-in relationship formula and now I can personally endorse it for modern Indian couples. And live-in is a reality in modern India. I am a modern woman and I am glad I could live up to what I believe in.”
8. Kunal Kemmu and Soha Ali Khan
Just like her brother, Soha Ali Khan also got into a live-in relationship. Actors Soha and Kunal never hid their relationship. Soha is of the opinion that, if you can love and trust a person enough to move in with him, that commitment is equal to marriage. If you have so much trust in a person, signing on a piece of paper does not remain significant. But the couple has made it clear that they do not encourage anyone to get into a live-in relationship. Instead, they feel that one should do one what they feel is right and comfortable for them and should not just blindly
copy what others have done. Kunal stated: “Live-in relationship helped me to know and understand my partner better, which eventually helped my marriage with Soha. But having said that… you have to figure out your way. There is no one proper recipe. Everybody has ups and downs, and everybody should figure their way out.”
9. John Abraham and Bipasha Basu
One of the breakups which created a stir in Bollywood was of John Abraham and Bipasha Basu. When they split up, it became a sensational news in the media. They were one of the few couples who went on record to accept that they were in a live-in relationship. The couple was together for 9 long years. However, they are now happily married to their own respective spouses.
10. Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif
When there were rumors that Ranbir and Katrina have started dating and have moved in together, their fans expected that they will soon be getting engaged. But, the couple shocked everyone by ending their 6-year long relationship and parted their ways for some untold reasons. They have now moved on and are working together smoothly.
11. Rajesh Khanna and Anita Advani
Anita Advani and Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna were in a live-in relationship. After in death in 2012, Anita confessed about her alleged relationship with him in public. Ankita revealed that Rajesh Khanna was not much attached to his wife and children. She said: “He had no relationship with Akshay Kumar or anyone. It was only after 2011 when we performed puja at our home, that Twinkle and Akshay started coming home, but not regularly. It
was after May 2012, when he fell ill, that they started coming between regular intervals. He was not attached to his daughters or his wife, Dimple. Aarav wasn’t brought to meet him for five years. Rajesh Khanna discussed things with me, but he would not talk about his daughters or Dimple.”
12. Boney Kapoor and Sridevi
Since Sridevi had an affair and also got pregnant with the married Boney Kapoor, she was accused to be a homewrecker. After becoming friends with Mona Kapoor, who was then the wife of Boney, Sridevi started to live in their house. Soon their affair started and Sridevi was pregnant with Boney’s child. He left his first wife Mona and kids for Sridevi and he married her. But before marrying her, they were in a live-in relationship.
13. Anurag Kashyap and Kalki Koechlin
Before getting married in April 2011, Anurag Kashyap and Kalki Koechlin were in a live-in relationship. In 2013, they got separated. Anurag said: “Kalki is a great actress. What happened between us, why we went separate ways… all that remains between us. But she gave me six years of her life. I respect her for what she is; she really changed my life. Even if she left me, it’s because the shortcoming is in me… I am not good at relationships.”
14. Konkona Sen Sharma and Ranvir Shorey
Ranveer Shorey and Konkona Sen Sharma have been really strong examples of changing stereotypes. Right from the time they moved in together in their dating phase to co-parenting their son, Haroon after their divorce in 2015, they have been really good examples.
15. Dev Patel and Freida Pinto
Other than giving Oscars to our country with their film, Slumdog Millionaire, they have also given people some serious relationship goals. At promotional events, they are found to be very comfortable around each other. Soon, they moved in together and spent over 6 years together. Unfortunately, they parted their ways and when asked, Freida said: “For the first time, I finally understand the concept of self-love and self-care. I’m single and happy, and busy. I haven’t been single for a long time. It’s like being born again. You can be with someone and it can be really good for your growth. That’s what Dev was for me. The seven years I was with him were so impactful. But I ended up being single when I started thinking about these other things.”
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